Thanksgiving Casseroles from Around the World

Thanksgiving Casseroles from Around the World

Thanksgiving is a time for family, laughs, and a scrumptious feast. Every year, we look forward to the classic turkey dinner, stuffing, and usual sides. But this year, why not spice things up a bit? Make your table a celebration of global flavors with these four casseroles from around the world. ...
Malaysian Laksa Lemak

Malaysian Laksa Lemak

Coconut milk adds sweetness to the famous Malaysian Laksa soup and balances its sour-salty-hot flavor. In this adapted recipe shrimp paste and fish sauce are substituted with easier to find anchovy paste and tamari or soy sauce. For a fish-free version of this delicious fragrant soup, skip the anchovy paste, substitute shrimp with chicken or tofu.
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Russian Boeuf Stroganoff

Russian Boeuf Stroganoff

This recipe is a new twist on Bœuf Stroganoff with a juniper-cacao based spice blend. It’s best with wide noodles, mushrooms, and beef. Optional, substitute one or all. Or add the sauce to a mushroom casserole with green beans or potatoes. Pink peppercorns are best when added at the end of cooking or sprinkled on the finished meal. Their flavor pairs perfectly with juniper.
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Kashmiri Rogan Josh

Kashmiri Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh is a signature dish from the cold mountain region of Kashmir. The preparation of this stew is as easy as it can get. The complex spice blend creates a deep flavor and intense color. We recommend using a good amount of chili.
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Cambodian Amok

Cambodian Amok

Amok is a national dish of Cambodia. The most common version is Amok Trey with fish in a fresh coconut sauce seasoned with lemongrass, galangal, and makrut limes. Typical vegetables are local green Nhor leaves which are slightly bitter. You can make this dish with your favorite protein and vegetables. You can even add fresh pineapples. ...
South African Bobotie

South African Bobotie

Bobotie is a popular South African dish. It was most likely influenced by the Malaysian and Dutch cuisine. The creamy meatloaf balances a sweet-sour-spicy flavor. Optionally, you can make it as a stir-fry in a pan. The spice blend contains dried mango called amchoor. Don't miss the apricot-ginger chutney. ...
Bahraini Machboos

Bahraini Machboos

Machboos or Majboos is claimed to be the national dish of the Kingdom of Bahrain. It is full of Arabian flavors. Different from other baharat spice blends, Omani baharat includes dried limes and roses.
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Samhain: Halloween’s Origin

Samhain: Halloween’s Origin

Halloween is actually not as old as you might think. Originally, people in Ireland celebrated Samhain, and they still do to this day. In this post, you will learn about Samhain and some new easy dishes! ...
Lebanese Pumpkin Kibbeh

Lebanese Pumpkin Kibbeh

Kibbeh is a very popular dish in most Middle Eastern countries that has often the form of a small football. Baked Kibbeh is a kind of pie. For the crust mix bulgur (cracked wheat) with pumpkin. The filling combines meat, spinach, and optional nuts with a baharat spice blend. Or substitute garbanzo beans for meat. ...